This is a selection of diversity-related events happening at Bryn Mawr or otherwise of interest to our College community. For comprehensive event information, visit Bryn Mawr's calendar/events portal.
The Ousmane Sembène Film Festival: Forty Years of African Post-Colonial Filmmaking
7 p.m. | Carpenter Library 21
A tribute to 40 years' work by one of Africa's and the world's major filmmakers. Festival is free and open to the public. A brief faculty-led discussion will follow each screening.
Sept. 7: Documentary "Sembène" (2015)
Sept. 14: "Black Girl" (1965)
Sept. 21: "Emitai" (1971)
Sept. 28: "Xala" (1974)
Oct. 5: "Ceddo" (1977)
Oct. 12: "Guelwaar" (1992)
Oct. 26: "Faat Kine" (2001)
Lecture by Marc Stein, Jamie and Phyllis Pasker Professor of History, San Francisco State University
Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017, 4:30-6 p.m. | College Hall 224
In this lecture, Stein explores relationships between nationalism and sexuality in the context of Philadelphia’s celebration of the U.S. Bicentennial in 1976, analyzing how local queer protesters, patriots, and profiteers positioned LGBT people in and against the nation.
Co-sponsored by History, Museum Studies, Gender and Sexuality Studies, and Growth and Structure of Cities.